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Chamber and committees

Net Zero, Energy and Transport Committee

The Committee was established in June 2021. It focuses on:

  • Scrutinising the Scottish Government’s policies and progress towards meeting climate change targets across all government departments
  • Transport
  • Energy
  • Net zero and circular economy
  • Aspects of environmental policy

Next meeting

25th Meeting, 2022

Agenda: Decision on taking business in private, The role of local government and its cross-sectoral partners in financing and delivering a net-zero Scotland, Programme for Government, Scottish Biodiversity Strategy, The role of local government and its cross-sectoral partners in financing and delivering a net-zero Scotland, Programme for Government

09:30am, 27 September 2022

T4.40-CR2 The Fairfax Somerville Room

Get in touch

If you want to get in touch, you can contact Peter McGrath, the Clerk for the committee.

 

Address: The Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh, EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 6039 Find out about call charges.

Twitter: @SP_NetZero

If you're appearing as a witness at a committee, take a look at our witness guide for more information.

Members

Members of the Net Zero, Energy and Transport Committee

Current Members

Mountain, Edward

Edward Mountain

Convener

Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for: Highlands and Islands (Region)

Hyslop, Fiona

Fiona Hyslop

Deputy Convener

Party: Scottish National Party

MSP for: Linlithgow (Constituency)

Don, Natalie

Natalie Don

Member

Party: Scottish National Party

MSP for: Renfrewshire North and West (Constituency)

Dunbar, Jackie

Jackie Dunbar

Member

Party: Scottish National Party

MSP for: Aberdeen Donside (Constituency)

Kerr, Liam

Liam Kerr

Member

Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for: North East Scotland (Region)

Lennon, Monica

Monica Lennon

Member

Party: Scottish Labour

MSP for: Central Scotland (Region)

Ruskell, Mark

Mark Ruskell

Member

Party: Scottish Green Party

MSP for: Mid Scotland and Fife (Region)

Substitute Members

Stevenson, Collette

Collette Stevenson

Substitute Member

Party: Scottish National Party

MSP for: East Kilbride (Constituency)

Villalba, Mercedes

Mercedes Villalba

Substitute Member

Party: Scottish Labour

MSP for: North East Scotland (Region)

Whittle, Brian

Brian Whittle

Substitute Member

Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for: South Scotland (Region)

Committee work

Current

Previous

Future

Future business

The Committee considers its work programme regularly to maintain a rolling programme of business.

Alongside referred work such as legislation and petitions, the Committee's main business over coming months will include budget scrutiny for 2023-24, a roundtable session with Scotland's statutory environmental regulators, and scrutiny of Environmental Common Frameworks.

Correspondence

Committee correspondence

Net Zero, Energy and Transport Committee

Scottish Land Rights and Responsibilities Statement 2022

Letter from the Minister for Environment and Land Reform to the Convener, 22 September 2022

Net Zero, Energy and Transport Committee

Inter-Ministerial Group for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (IMG EFRA) Meeting

Joint letter from the Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs and Islands and the Minister for Environment and Land Reform to the Deputy Convener, 8 September 2022

Net Zero, Energy and Transport Committee

A modern and sustainable ferry service for Scotland

Letter from the Minister for Transport to the Deputy Convener, 8 September 2022

Official Reports

Official Reports

Meeting date: Tuesday, September 20, 2022

Net Zero, Energy and Transport Committee

Interests, Convener, Decision on Taking Business in Private, Role of Local Government in Delivering Net Zero

Meeting date: Tuesday, September 6, 2022

Net Zero, Energy and Transport Committee

Decision on Taking Business in Private, Scottish Biodiversity Strategy

Meeting date: Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Net Zero, Energy and Transport Committee

Decision on Taking Business in Private, Ferry Service Inquiry, Petitions

Reports

Committee reports

11 July 2022

Report on inquiry into energy price rises

A report on the Net Zero, Energy and Transport Committee's inquiry into energy price rises.

05 July 2022

Net Zero, Energy and Transport Committee Report Legislative Consent Memorandum (LCM) on the High Speed Rail (Crewe to Manchester) Bill

A report by the Net Zero, Energy and Transport Committee on a Legislative Consent Memorandum (LCM) on the High Speed Rail (Crewe - Manchester) Bill

01 June 2022

Annual Report of the Net Zero, Energy and Transport Committee for 2021/22

A report on the work of the Net Zero, Energy and Transport Committee for 2021/22

Remit

To consider and report on matters falling within the responsibility of the Cabinet Secretary for Net Zero, Energy and Transport.